Film Group

The Boomers & Beyond Film Group meets once every two months, usually at 5pm on Sunday evenings (4pm during winter).

Chosen by the Film Group Sub-Committee, we view films that generally have a Jewish theme and are introduced by knowledgeable congregant members.

A light supper and discussion session follows each film. 

For more information, email Boomers & Beyond.

our next Event  -

Sunday 9 december 2018 - 5pm 

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Join us for our next film event to view the acclaimed Australian film “4” which will be introduced by Joanna Buggy, co-producer of this delightful travelogue set.

“4” is a 2007 Australian documentary film directed by Tim Slade exploring Antonio Vivaldi's The Four Seasons through the eyes of four violinists in four countries. Each musician represents a season appropriate to his or her country: Sayaka Shoji plays Spring in Japan, Niki Vasilakis plays Summer in Australia,         Cho-Liang Lin plays Autumn in the United States, and Pekka Kuusisto plays Winter in Finland.

Discussion and refreshments will follow the film.

Members $10

Non-members $12.50

REGISTER HERE!

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Recent Events

Sunday 21 October
 
Over 30 participants joined us to see the film, Monsieur Lazhar, which was introduced by John Polgar who also conducted the lively discussion after the movie.  It was a film that resounded with everyone and had people continue the discussion over refreshments.  Importantly, many people asked when the next film afternoon would be held.  Thank you John, thanks to our catering group for arranging delicious nibbles, and thanks to the rest of the committee who ensured that the afternoon ran smoothly.
 
 

Sunday 24 June  2018

Almost 40 people attended the showing of Crossing Delancey with our Boomers' Film Group on Sunday.  

All those present agreed that the film, ably introduced by Leo Goorevich, was joyful and the kind of film we should show from time to time.  

Discussion continued for some time over light refreshments organised by Susan Levy.  Gwen Harrison, NSTE President, drew the lucky door prizes, the first of which, a can of pickled cucumbers (to honour the movie) was won by Barbara Woolf and the second, the DVD of crossing Delancey, was won by Meira Marks. 
 
Be sure to keep the date free for our next film afternoon on 26 August at 4:00 pm! 

 

Sunday 25 February 2018

We had a fabulous afternoon on Sunday 25 February, will 44 people attending despite the rain. Everyone was very interested in the movie and the talk afterwards by Eran Weiner who gave a historical perspective of the people who came from overseas to volunteer during the War of Independence. We look forward to seeing you at our next event!

Sunday 10 December 2017

The Boomers Film Group had a very successful film afternoon on Sunday 10 December with more than 30 people attending to watch the movie Walk on Water followed by a lively discussion led by Netzer and Communal Shaliach, Dudu Gottlib.  The film was both entertaining and thought provoking and it was agreed that Dudu's input enhanced the experience for all of us, as evidenced by the continuing discussion over refreshments.